Tag: "rheumatoid" at medical news
Top anti-arthritis drugs cause skin disease
...econd most important family of drugs used to treat rheumatoid
arthritis can cause serious dermatological conditi...289 patients who had been undergoing treatment for rheumatoid
arthritis with TNF-alpha blocking drugs for a period of one to ten years. The drugs the patients had...
A possible new phase for rheumatoid arthritis treatment
The pathology of rheumatoid
arthritis within the first few months after sympto...nflammatory joint diseases and also of established rheumatoid
arthritis. New research published today in Arthritis Research & Therapy found that very early rheuma...
Breakthrough in national diseases
...tial MHC molecule expression and susceptibility to rheumatoid
arthritis, multiple sclerosis and myocardial infarction" will be published on the Nature Genetics website on Sunday 10 April at 1.00 p.m. (Eastern US Time)....
Two drugs combined more cost-effective safer for managing arthritis in high-risk patients
...om chronic arthritis, including osteoarthritis and rheumatoid
arthritis. According to researchers, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are the most commonly used medications for chronic arthritis, but can cause gastrointestinal complications such as ulcers and hemorrhages in high-risk patients. The UCLA stud...
The world's leading researchers in clinical immunology to gather for FOCIS 2005
...ell, eosinophilis, allergic reactions Advances in rheumatoid
arthritis research Emerging laboratory methods Antigen specific control of the immune system Gene therapy Susceptibility gene for allergy and asthma Members of the media may register without charge and have complete access to the educational ses...
Researchers determine two arthritis medications are safe and effective for children
...three to 17 years of age with polyarticular-course rheumatoid
arthritis (where arthritis affects at least five j...ren with arthritis," added Dr. Silverman. Juvenile rheumatoid
arthritis is a chronic disease that causes pain, stiffness and swelling in more than one joint. It a...
UBC-U of S research offers hope for treatment of age-related blindness
...bley of the U of S. The scientists found that that rheumatoid
arthritis patients being treated with anti-inflamm...atory drugs (NSAIDS). The scientists reviewed 993 rheumatoid
arthritis patients in Saskatchewan aged 65 years or older who, on average, had been living with the ...
A candidate biomarker to improve treatment of lupus patients
...from 77 SLE patients, 22 disease controls (20 with rheumatoid
arthritis and 2 with autoimmune uveitis), and 28 healthy controls. Drs. Kirou and Crow and their associates made an effort to match SLE patients with both control groups with regard to sex--with women as the majority--and race, with progressively de...
Biologic therapies for bowel disease show promise in clinical trials
... Adalimumab, which is currently approved to treat rheumatoid
arthritis, has also shown positive results for Cro...have recently shown promise in Crohn's disease and rheumatoid
arthritis, its use for ulcerative colitis has been less defined. Anti-TNF agents work by blocking t...
Newly discovered 'branding' process helps immune system cells pick their fights
...ly attacks healthy tissues. Such disorders include rheumatoid
arthritis, multiple sclerosis and type 1 diabetes. "We show in this study that during some infections, these same types of modifications can be made to our own proteins, potentially leading to T cell attacks on the self," says Unanue. Unanue and co...
Knee injury causes decrease in lubrication, has implications for arthritis
... the spectrum, researchers looked at patients with rheumatoid
arthritis, chronic inflammation caused by an autoi... body's own tissues. They found that patients with rheumatoid
arthritis had no lubricating ability. The findings indicate that the deterioration of lubricating ab...
New insights into role of tumor necrosis factor on sex hormone production in rheumatoid arthritis
...f TNF have shown promise in the early treatment of rheumatoid
arthritis (RA). To expand the understanding of TNF's function in chronic inflammatory diseases, researchers at University Hospital Regensburg in Germany and the National Institute of Rheumatic Diseases in the Slovak Republic decided to take a close...
Benefits of continuous NSAID use in ankylosing spondylitis
...n AS, which may be different from the situation in rheumatoid
arthritis. And NSAIDs, generally considered symptom modifiers, may have unexplored disease-controlling properties. "We conclude that a strategy of continuous use of NSAIDs decreases the radiographic progression in patients with AS without substan...
Rheumatoid arthritis patients are more at risk of coronary artery disease
Patients with rheumatoid
arthritis (RA) are at increased risk of coronary a...eath from cardiovascular disease for patients with rheumatoid
arthritis. The risk of cardiovascular diseases is higher in patients with RA. It is known that the p...
The Cochrane Library newsletter, 2005, issue 3
... Biologic drug adalimumab is effective in treating rheumatoid
arthritis There is good evidence that adding adal...ira) to the treatment of people with long-standing rheumatoid
arthritis is more effective than using oral methotrexate alone. Adalimumab is a relatively new antib...
Trial at Jefferson shows new drug may help cancer patients who need stem cell transplants
...cule therapeutics to treat diseases including HIV, rheumatoid
arthritis, asthma and cancer....
Children's receives one of only two national pediatric rheumatology training grants
...s to the most fundamental questions about juvenile rheumatoid
arthritis (JRA) and other rheumatic diseases. Dr. Hirsch's NIH-funded laboratory is one of the few dedicated to finding what causes pediatric rheumatic diseases and how to cure them. Dr. Hirsch and his team are using DNA micro arrays, or "DNA chips,...
High exposure to motor oil increases chances of developing arthritis
...lic or motor oil, increases the risk of developing rheumatoid
arthritis by 30%. These are the results of a study...eagues selected a group of patients diagnosed with rheumatoid
arthritis (RA) between May 1996 and December 2003. They matched these patients with people of the sa...
Synthetic protein eases arthritis symptoms in mice
...avenue to better understand and, perhaps, to treat rheumatoid
arthritis, a condition that causes suffering in mo...thwarting the joint inflammation characteristic of rheumatoid
arthritis--one of the most common autoimmune diseases--grew out of their research on a very rare aut...
Study provides guidelines for treatment of juvenile idiopathic arthritis
...thic arthritis (JIA), previously known as juvenile rheumatoid
arthritis (JRA), a condition that affects approximately one in every 1,000 children. This study is publishing in the October 4 edition of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).JIA is characterized by the inflammation of joints. The o...
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